Course Index

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ISC BONE DENSITOMETRY



  • Credits: 3.0

MAP 003 MEDICATION AIDE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

This 40-hour course provides classroom instruction and lab experience in the role, responsibilities and skills necessary to provide routine medications to clients, with a special emphasis on the aging client. The primary objectives of the course are to: recognize the 10 basic competencies needed in order to safely provide another person with his/her medications in accordance with the Nebraska Medication Aide Act; identify specific drug families, actions, side-effects and use this knowledge to treat or prevent disease; and recognize the responsibility of the medication aide in relation to PRN medication, providing medications by vaginal, rectal, tube or inhaled routes; and providing insulin by injection. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to take the competency examinations to qualify for placement on the state of Nebraska Medication Aide Registry. After placement on the registry, nursing assistants have the opportunity to work with clients of diverse ages in healthcare facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, schools, child care settings or even client homes. Admissions criteria and fees are detailed in appropriate sections (Admissions, Fees) of this catalog. Class dates and times are varied. Preregistration, proof of active status on the Nebraska Nurse Aide registry; proof of American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the HealthCare Provider; proof of required immunizations and completed physical; the completed Campus Health service Questionnaire.

  • Credits: 0.0

MOT 032 Fieldwork II B

The Fieldwork Experience Level II A is provided to strengthen the didactic, affective and laboratory learning experiences.   Students' delivery of professional and client centered services are supervised and evaluated for competence and appropriateness in preparation for entry level practice.  Expectations of the Level II Experience include the cumulative application and advancement of didactic learning, laboratory skills and Fieldwork I and Outreach experiences.

Note: Fieldwork II experiences may cross over semester timelines

  • Credits: 6.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful Completion of FWE II A Experiences and all academic courses. 

MOT 031 Fieldwork II A

Fieldwork Level II Experiences involve the full time application of the curriculum's didactic knowledge, skills, and values.  Service delivery of professional and client services are supervised and evaluated within a variety of practice settings.  Experiences are selected for the quality and compatibility with the institution's curriculum design. 

Note: Fieldwork II experiences may cross over semester timelines

  • Credits: 6.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completions of OT graduate semester coursework (Semesters 1-5) and Fieldwork I Experiences.

MOT 030 Professional Practice Competencies

The course explores professional practice competencies needed for the occupational therapist.  Professional memberships, licensure, certifications, and advancing professional competencies are explored. The knowledge, skills, and values to successfully pursue life long professional development are explored.  

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Enrollment in the 5th semester coursework.

MOT 029 Research Capstone V: Defense and Implications for OT

The final research capstone includes an oral defense of the study. A final presentation of findings and the implications for the profession are included.   

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of the 4th semester coursework.

MOT 028 Leadership and Ethical Management in Practice and Healthcare Policy

The development and management of applied advocacy, supervision, marketing and leadership skills are included. A professional practice will be initiated including a mission, vision, strategic and business plans, budget, policies and procedures, job descriptions, performance benchmarks and appraisal methods.  Supervision and leadership models are addressed. Emerging trends in health care systems, policies, management expectations, promotion and marketing, liability, consultation, advocacy, and consulting roles are addressed

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successfully completion of 4th Semester Courses. 

MOT 027 Fieldwork I F: Adults

The Fieldwork Experience IF includes adult practice experiences to evaluate and implement OT services for adults. Students are to select the appropriate assessments, establish client centered goals and evidence based interventions.  The roles of OT and the OTA, and other health providers are analyzed.  Documentation, reimbursement, ethics, advocacy, referrals and liability issues are critically examined.  

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Enrollment in the fifth semester OT courses.

MOT 026 Fieldwork I E: Children and Youth

The course includes the application of OT values, knowledge and skills to address the needs of children, youth, and transitional populations. Evidence based assessments and OT interventions within varied practice settings including communities, schools, private practice, and health care centers are included.  Learners apply skilled services to enhance clients' occupational performance, participation and engagement.   

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful enrollment in the 4th semester OT graduate courses and successful completion of previous Level I FWEs. 

MOT 025 Research Capstone IV: Data-Analysis and Interpretation

The course advances the development of an assigned research/capstone project to include the analysis of statistical outcomes to determine implications for OT.  The course expands the learners' comprehension of the profession's focus and value of research and scholarship to advance practice and professional contributions.  The search for applicable grants and funding support are included.  

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Successful completion of the 3rd semester OT graduate courses.